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Trancestorm

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Posted - 16 Oct 2007 :  02:10:18  


Hi , I m an Italian philosophy student, I m searching for the original Greek version of fragment 59A102 by Anaxagoras, in English it sounds like this " Man is the most intelligent of animals because he has hands" . Any of you could help me ? thanks in advance.


 

George

Greece
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Posted - 16 Oct 2007 :  02:49:08  

 

Ἀναξαγόρας μὲν οὖν φησι διὰ τὸ χεῖρας ἔχειν φρονιμώτατον εἶναι τῶν ζῴων ἄνθρωπον· εὔλογον δὲ διὰ τὸ φρονιμώτατον εἶναι χεῖρας λαμβάνειν. αἱ μὲν γὰρ χεῖρες ὄργανόν εἰσιν͵ ἡ δὲ φύσις ἀεὶ διανέμει καθάπερ ἄνθρωπος φρόνιμος ἕκαστον τῷ δυναμένῳ χρῆσθαι.

According to Aristotle (de part. animal. Δ10 687a), DK II A102.

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Trancestorm

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Posted - 16 Oct 2007 :  03:01:38  

 

Thanks George ., you helped me very much

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